TITLE

Do pharmacists' presence on rounding teams reduce preventable adverse drug events in hospital general medical units?

PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;2/3/2004, Vol. 170 Issue 3, p333
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses a study which determined whether the presence of pharmacists on rounding teams reduce preventable adverse drug events in hospital general medical units. Research design; Results of the study; Benefits of the presence of pharmacists; Comparison of the efficacy of the presence of a pharmacist on a rounding team with the efficacy of a computerized physician order entry; Barriers to including pharmacists in rounding teams.
ACCESSION #
12017480

 

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